• Week 6: Minor Sixth Chord + Chord Cheat Sheet

    minor sixth chord

    Welcome to this week’s lesson on minor sixth chord. The minor sixth chord is essentially a minor triad with an added tone – major sixth.

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    The secret to inspiring your own flavorful altered chords!

    pianomansmall.jpgI promised yesterday to show you something else you could do with the 3-chord in “Amazing Grace.” As you learned on Thursday, substituting major for minor can sound much better at times. It doesn’t work all the time but it’s usually worth a try. If it sounds worse, you just revert back to using minor… it’s that simple!

    The reason it works is because it’s sort of operating like a 5-chord temporarily…

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    It’s a numbers game! Discover how to crack the code…

    (If you haven’t read Wednesday’s and Thursday’s post, it’d be a good idea to start there as this lesson continues with what we’ve already learned…)

    numbergame-small.jpgToday, we’re going to keep exploring the number system and circle of fifths and see what else we can do to spice up the primary chords we already know.

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